I Stop Breathing When I Type and You Probably Do, Too

I noticed a pretty unnerving problem recently. It was a normal day at work. I, being a blogger, spend a lot of time pounding on a little keyboard and staring at a big screen. While working on an especially stressful post and a particularly challenging paragraph, I started getting lightheaded. I'd stopped breathing. » 11/08/13 11:00am 11/08/13 11:00am

Sanity-Saving Gifts for the Stressed-Out Student

College. Ugh. Nonstop, privileged toil. Growing up is sooooo hard. Days without sleep, binge-drinking, experimenting with bodies—it's a miracle that anyone learns anything. These gifts won't print a diploma, but they will help your student earn one. » 12/02/11 5:00pm 12/02/11 5:00pm

Scientists Create "The World's Most Relaxing Room"

The credit crunch and the hectic pace of modern life has inspired Professor Richard Wiseman to create what he believes is "the world's most relaxing room" at the University of Hertfordshire in Hatfield, just north of London. His research led him to invite visitors to lie down on soft matting with lavender scented pillows … » 10/24/08 1:45pm 10/24/08 1:45pm

10 Stress Busting Gadgets That Help You Unwind From a Long Week at Work

Feeling a little stressed out? Good thing it's Friday-the weekend should offer ample opportunity to unwind. Unfortunately, some of you may be have so much going on that a couple of days off may not do the job. Not to worry, there are plenty of gadgets out there that can help you recover from the stress that a long week … » 7/18/08 4:00pm 7/18/08 4:00pm